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Eleanor of Castile

Middle Ages - Lords and Ladies

Medieval Queens and Princesses - Eleanor of Castile

  • Name: Eleanor of Castile
  • Married: King Edward I of England
  • Family connections / Genealogy:
  • Family connections / Genealogy: Eleanor of Castile was the daughter of Fernando III, King of Castile and Leon and his second wife, Jeanne, Countess of Ponthieu

  • Title: Her title was Queen  consort of England
  • Lifespan: This famous woman lived from 1241 1290
  • Famous children: King Edward II
  • Facts about her life: Eleanor of Castile was renowned for the 'Eleanor crosses' erected by her husband after her death
  • Important events during her life: The conquest of Wales and the battles with Scotland against John Balliol, William Wallace and Robert the Bruce
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